Ranger Warmup (Route)

https://youtu.be/8gPllX96bBk Ranger Warmup Route Distance: 17.8 miles Elevation gain: ~1,173 ft (GPS devices vary) Road Surface: 58% asphalt, 35% gravel; 7% Class IV An easy 18-mile lollipop with one climb over a manageable Class IV sector, this route is designed as a shake-out option to ride in advance of The Ranger, one of our favorite…

WATA Gravel Grinder 2022

We return to Waterbury, Vermont for the classic Gravel Grinder event in support of the Waterbury Area Trails Alliance, and once again it’s a wet one! The conditions made for a unique day on the gravel, turning the rougher sections of the Big Grind course into a veritable river and muddying up our bikes and…

Muddy Onion 2022

Widely considered the traditional opener to the Vermont gravel cycling season, the Muddy Onion presented by Onion River Outdoors is a must-ride event in the Green Mountain State. Attracting dirt road riders from around the region to the capital city of Montpelier, the Muddy Onion takes cyclists on a gravel tour they won’t soon forget.…

Millstone Trails Race Series – Gravel Bike Challenge!

The Millstone Trails Association is hosting a weekly DIY race series all summer long to raise money for its trail crew. Supporting this great local resource was a no-brainer, and we decided to up the ante by tackling the first week’s mountain bike course by gravel bike! It was a challenging ride full of the…

Wet and Wild Waterbury Gravel Grinder!

The Waterbury Gravel Grinder supports WATA – the Waterbury Area Trails Alliance. This year’s event was held in person with wave starts and although the numbers were smaller, the fun was just as big. The weather was rainy but warm and made for an unconventionally beautiful day. The “Traditional Grind” course featured lots of renowned…